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Carroll & O'Dea
Discussion about potential claims that may arise as a result of COVID-19 deaths in the Aged Care area.
HBA Legal
Her Honour was not satisfied that the expert report, with other evidence, established a right of action in negligence.
Carroll & O'Dea
These two decisions are of interest, but this "pathway" would benefit from judicial consideration at the appellate level.
Clyde & Co
The end of 2019 saw three medical negligence judgments handed down by the Supreme Courts of New South Wales and Victoria, and the Western Australian Court of Appeal.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Article discusses negligence case that was resolved at the end of last year.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Overall, a party seeking to establish that the conduct of a counterparty constitutes gross negligence faces a high bar.
Bartier Perry
Royal commissions and public inquiries attract considerable media attention and focus on the rights of the consumer.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The recent trend towards introducing industrial manslaughter laws in jurisdictions in Australia significantly increases and changes the nature of the legal risk
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting article about a tragic case where a patient who became blind & deaf from meningitis sues her doctor.
Carroll & O'Dea
Case discussion - did a hospital fail in its duty of care when failing to take precautions and initiate medical treatment?
Stacks Law Firm
The patient sued the hospital where the hernia repair operation had taken place, in both battery and medical negligence.
Holding Redlich
Article discusses recent collision case which gave rise to both criminal and civil proceedings.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Recent case regarding negligence in handling a will dispute reminds us of the standard of duty of care for lawyers.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
A claim of medical negligence may succeed only after a medical practitioner acts negligently and that has caused loss.
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting medico-legal case deciding whether or not a neurosurgeon was negligent.
Carroll & O'Dea
The court considered the "irrational exception" to the "widely accepted practice" provision in professional negligence.
Clyde & Co
The first seven days of evidence in the coronial inquest into the deaths of four members of the public (Roozi Araghi, Luke Dorsett, Kate Goodchild and Cindy Low) ...
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The lawyers had breached their duty of care, so the prime issue was the applicable law for the assessment of damages.
Holman Webb
In this medical negligence case, both parties called expert evidence to consider what was competent professional practice.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The article examines cases from courts in England and Australia regarding medical manslaughter and medical negligence.
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